Category Archives: Savory Pies

Tomato Galette with Buttermilk Flaky Pastry and Dill

This Tomato Galette recipe uses colorful cherry tomatoes (red, yellow, orange, green), dill Havarti cheese, a simple (fifteen minute) homemade tomato jam all atop a buttermilk flaky pastry. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or even a party appetizer, this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken Chimichanga – Barlean’s #RecipeMakeover

As #RecipeMakeover week continues, my second offering for favorite foods made healthier is this recipe for Baked Chicken Chimichangas. Working with Barlean’s Butter-Flavored Coconut Oil, these baked-not-fried chimichangas undergo a transformation in calories only. All the crispy crunch of the … Continue reading

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Étouffée Empanada – Shrimp and Crawfish

Today’s recipe: Étouffée Empanada. Yes. That’s right. Shrimp and Crawfish in Étouffée sauce, wrapped in Flaky Pastry and baked. This month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme was Seafood Pie and this is mine. All other FFF seafood pie recipes are linked in … Continue reading

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Asparagus Artichoke and Mushroom Pie (International Pi Day) (Meatless Monday)

Meatless Monday’s recipe doubles as a celebration of International Pi Day. This pie is made with fresh, baby spring asparagus, Portobello mushrooms, artichoke hearts, goat cheese and an herb custard, baked in a buttery, flaky herb pastry.  

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Zucchini Crust Vegetable Quiche with Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Grated Zucchini Crust Quiche is gluten-free; it’s loaded with vegetables like three types of greens: spinach, kale, chard (although you could just use one type), tomatoes, roasted red pepper, onion and herbs. Five eggs and a bit of goat … Continue reading

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Burst Cherry Tomato Galette (Meatless Monday)

Overrun with tomatoes? This recipe for Burst Cherry Tomato Galette has a very simple semolina crust and the filling is a combination of fresh mozzarella, goat cheese and fresh herbs. So easy to make, it’s a perfect addition to your … Continue reading

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Black Bean Empanadas (Meatless Monday)

This baked Black Bean Empanadas recipe is simple to prepare (yes, even the pastry dough) and ever so delicious! Flaky baked crust surrounds a combination of black beans, corn, sweet bell pepper, salsa, green chilies, onion and spices. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Vegetable Pot Pie with Puff Pastry Double Crust (Meatless Monday)

I’ve got some fabulous comfort food for you today with this Vegetable Pot Pie recipe. Loaded with vegetables (new potatoes, turnips, carrots, leeks, kale, green peas) and a creamy sauce (surprisingly made with just a titch of half & half), … Continue reading

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Leek and Mushroom Tart with Prosciutto (Fun Food Friday)

It’s Spring! *Dances a Jig* I don’t care what the weather does from this point forward, the calendar says that spring has sprung and I could not be happier! In honor of the season I have a very simple, very … Continue reading

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Flatbread Eggplant Artichoke Pizza (Meatless Monday)

This Meatless Monday Flatbread Pizza recipe is my idea of pizza heaven. Oven-roasted eggplant, artichoke hearts, thin slices of fresh mozzarella cheese and roasted red pepper relish outshine any combination of pepperoni or sausage in my book! It’s quick, easy, … Continue reading

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